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26 Jul 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
American citizens who work for a foreign government, political party, or organization in a political capacity are required to register as “foreign agents” with the Department of Justice. [read post]
19 Jul 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
The citations for two cabinet officials will breathe new life into a dispute that has touched all three branches of government over why administration officials pushed to ask census respondents if they were American citizens and what that question’s effect would be. [read post]
12 Jul 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
House are touting tough restrictions on lobbyists they helped pass this year as part of a sweeping ethics bill. [read post]
28 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
EPA’s Top Air Policy Official Steps Down Amid Scrutiny Over Possible Ethics Violations Brainard Dispatch – Juliet Eilperin and Brady Dennis (Washington Post) | Published: 6/26/2019 Bill Wehrum spent only a year and a half as the Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) top air official before announcing plans to resign amid scrutiny over possible violations of federal ethics rules. [read post]
23 Jun 2019, 4:25 pm by INFORRM
The proposed amendment would have extended the allowable response time to 90 days. [read post]
21 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
FEC Chair Makes Another Go at Regulating Online Political Ads Center for Responsive Politics – Karl Evers-Hillstrom | Published: 6/17/2019 FEC Chairperson Ellen Weintraub is proposing rules that would require some online political ads to attach a disclaimer describing who is paying for them. [read post]
11 Jun 2019, 8:40 am by Kia Rahnama
The current tug of war between the executive branch and Congress has revived interest in the exact scope of congressional investigative power. [read post]
7 Jun 2019, 3:00 am by Jim Sedor
“U.S. foreign relations should never rise and fall on the financial interests of the president and the ability to promote his own property,” said Noah Bookbinder, executive director of Citizens for Responsibility and Ethi [read post]
3 Jun 2019, 6:05 am by Michael Geist
MP Charlie Angus: It’s really important for Facebook and the other data giants to realize that their contempt of democracy is their contempt of citizen rights. [read post]
31 May 2019, 6:00 am by Guest Blogger
For dashing that crudely political hope, Roberts had to be demonized.The message is crystal-clear: if you want to be named to the federal judiciary by a Republican president, or supported by Senate Republicans, or, once on the bench, you want tribal approbation, you had best demonstrate fealty to the tribe’s political priorities, not merely to conservative ideological or jurisprudential precepts, let alone established legal, ethical, or other professional standards. [read post]
30 May 2019, 9:05 pm by Alana Bevan
Circuit affirmed the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by the government watchdog Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington that alleged that the use of digital apps that automatically delete messages between White House officials violates the Presidential Records Act (PRA). [read post]
8 May 2019, 10:30 am by Matthew Scott Johnson
Walters, Capturing the Regulatory Agenda: An Empirical Study of Agency Responsiveness to Rulemaking Petitions, 43 HARV. [read post]
8 May 2019, 5:56 am by Stephanie Sundier
Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW), National Security Archive and Society for Historians of American Foreign Relations filed a complaint in the US District Court for the District of Columbia on Tuesday against President Donald Trump and the Executive Office of the President for violations of the Presidential Records Act (PRA) and the Federal Records Act (FRA). [read post]
6 May 2019, 7:12 am by William Ford
  We are accepting submissions on any unclassified topic related to National Security Law and/or Professional Ethics. [read post]
3 May 2019, 7:04 am by Jonathan Shaub
As “one person close to McGahn” told the Washington Post, “He’s not eager to testify. [read post]
29 Apr 2019, 10:28 am by William Ford
Ideally a US Citizen or green-card holder, but students on OPT will be considered. [read post]